LiveCD x86-6.2.5 maintenance mode password ?

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Sat Jun 30 03:09:40 PDT 2007

Patrice wrote:

> I try to boot my LFS liveCD in single user mode ("S" option at boot prompt), but
> it ask me for a password. Does someone know what it is ?

There is no valid password (please ignore the previous reply by Chris - his 
suggestion to press Enter doesn't apply to your situation). Anything you 
type here will be wrong. The passwd and shadow entries for root are:


The "S" option at the boot prompt is unsupported. BTW, why do you want to 
use it? If you want to do a recovery procedure on your system, there is no 
need to add "S" to the CD boot prompt. If you are trying to work around a 
bug, please report it instead (and test or - 
the -nosrc CD is identical to the full one, but doesn't contain LFS sources).

Alexander E. Patrakov

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